View Full Version : My hair journey- one year on LHC (PIC HEAVY)

July 8th, 2014, 02:18 PM
Hi y'all! So I decided to a little story in honour of my year anniversary.

So I started with APL+ hair in July 2013 and reached waist in March 2014. Than in March, I promptly went to the salon and chopped all those stupid layers out- all 8.5 inches of them back up to APLish (not quite APL). I waited until my shortest layer hit APL. I'll include pics later. Now in July 2014, I am at SBL (shoulder blade length) and growing onto knee I think. I will be using body markers this time around (MBL=start of rib cage, WL= bottom of ribcage, Hip= bone, Classic=below bum, BCL= my bum hole etc.) and I think I won't be doing TBL- its just too finicky. I think I'm also gonna ditch FTL- too arbitrary. Doing body markers is just about 50 times easier for me.

Things that changed from July 2013:
-all damaged hair cut away, hair care is ridiculously easy
- I used a ton of coconut oil and love it. and my hair loves it.
- I don't really care that much if my hair grows. the rate, blah blah. and somehow, its growing an inch a month without me caring.
- Its up daily with a claw clip. I found claw clips serve my purposes a lot better than sticks, forks, etc.
- I'm finally an iii- which I wasn't without layers.
- I can self trim.
- I'm taking precautions against chlorine- I'm a lifeguard/swim instructor. Hair is grateful.


Starting (June 2014):
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20130318_zps603af17a.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20130318_zps603af17a.jpg.html)

July 2013:
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20130706_zps4114adc3.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20130706_zps4114adc3.jpg.html)

August 2013:
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20130904_zps07ca6d15.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20130904_zps07ca6d15.jpg.html)

September 2013:
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20130927_3_zps5bf945a7.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20130927_3_zps5bf945a7.jpg.html)

November 2013:
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20140209_1_zps1e950345.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20140209_1_zps1e950345.jpg.html)

March 2014:
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/Snapshot_20140301_5_zps86022083.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/Snapshot_20140301_5_zps86022083.jpg.html)

http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/303C8077-1505-4FDB-A6FF-674A25C54F26_zpsyniaptmn.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/303C8077-1505-4FDB-A6FF-674A25C54F26_zpsyniaptmn.jpg.html)

http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/kittykatcontradictions/F1C917F5-5DE9-4923-898A-91A3B54C251E_zpsgt36mamk.jpg (http://s836.photobucket.com/user/kittykatcontradictions/media/F1C917F5-5DE9-4923-898A-91A3B54C251E_zpsgt36mamk.jpg.html)

Sorry for the pic overload guys, I'm just really excited to have been here one year. I'm hoping to be BCL for my college graduation in May 2015!

July 8th, 2014, 02:26 PM
I'm glad you're enjoying your hair now, but wow - the layers were really pretty, too.

July 8th, 2014, 02:28 PM
I'm glad you're enjoying your hair now, but wow - the layers were really pretty, too.

They were stunning down. But considering I wear my hair down 10 minutes a year- useless. I did have more wave/curl with layers, le sigh.

July 8th, 2014, 04:02 PM
I agree, the layers were really pretty as well. But hey, you need to pick what you're most happy with. :D
Happy growing!

July 8th, 2014, 05:39 PM
Lovely hair - so thick! Enjoy your continuing hair journey!

July 8th, 2014, 05:48 PM
Your hair is gorgeous, so much thickness and shine! Congrats!

July 8th, 2014, 08:27 PM
Thank you everyone! I feel blessed to have your support! :-)

July 8th, 2014, 09:37 PM
I absolutely love your hair.

July 8th, 2014, 09:50 PM
I absolutely love your hair.

Thank you! Yours is such a nice shade of blonde!

July 9th, 2014, 12:39 AM
It looks great! Congrats! :blossom:

July 9th, 2014, 04:11 AM
Your hair looks lovely, very thick and shiny! :)